Disclaimer: Blooming Botanical Company is not responsible for any damage that occurs from misuse of our products. This includes but is not limited too: bodily injury, fire damage, soot damage, wax spillage, or any property damage. A flame that is too large or smoldering can cause soot. Natural cotton wicks and wood wicks will smoke if they are not properly trimmed before each burn. Blooming Botanical Company is not responsible for any damage resulting from customer negligence. Each of our candles comes with a warning label attached to the bottom of the jar or on the back of the tealight box. Wax melts should be used in accordance with the wax melter's manufacturer instructions and recommendations provided above. Burning candles and using wax melts is the sole responsibility of the consumer. You are burning our candles at your own risk.